Darrell Griffith, Louisville (1980)
Draft Selection: 2nd Overall, 1980
Length Of NBA Tenure: 1980-1991
Accolades: 1981 NBA Rookie of the Year
After a storied career at Louisville, "Dr. Dunkenstein" Darrell Griffith went on to have a very solid pro career. He won the Rookie of the Year award in 1980 and played all 10 seasons of his career with the Utah Jazz. Griffith also had his jersey retired by the Jazz back in 1993. After his career ended, Griffith founded Metro Enterprises, a warehousing and distribution network. Griffith has stayed true to his Louisville roots, maintaining the position of special assistant to the president at the University of Louisville.